By Jeremy Howick
'Read this book!' - Deepak Chopra'A timely book on a timeless problem of how body and mind interact to affect our health and well-being. Beautifully written by an international expert in the field, it challenges old habits of thinking and promises new ways of exploring what it means to live an integrated life. - Mark Williams, author of Mindfulness, Professor of Clinical Psychology and former director of the Oxford Mindfulness CentreTwenty per cent of Americans, half of the elderly British, and two thirds of older Canadians take at least five prescription drugs per day - their lives a non-stop ritual of pill popping and trying to manage side effects. One in ten people in developed countries take antidepressants. Millions of boys who can't sit still in school are prescribed methamphetamines. Modern medicine has been overused. Skyrocketing global healthcare costs render this overuse of medicine increasingly unaffordable. The wonders of modern medicine have also obscured the body's ability to heal itself. Your body produces its own drugs that can treat pain as well as drugs, cure some joint problems as well as a surgeon, and treat most mild depression as well as a psychologist. We've all heard of endorphins, but did you know 'endorphin' literally means 'morphine made by your body'? Besides the body's self-healing abilities, latest evidence clearly show that states of mind affect our health. Relaxing, positive thinking, and comfortable social environments can all improve our health as much as blockbuster drugs.Written using the latest, high quality, conventional evidence Doctor You arms you with knowledge that will empower you to make the right choices about what drugs to take, what drugs to give your children, and when you should let your body do its thing.
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Men
By Richard Carlson
Richard Carlson has shown people how not to sweat the small stuff with their families, in love, at work and at home. His wife Kris has shown women how to live more peacefully, and now Richard devotes an entire book to helping men to relax and live in a more productive and calm manner. The book includes such topics as:-Be a quitter-Get out of the serious mode-Rid yourself of a busy mind-Grant yourself one hour-See stress as non-sexy-Learning from other 'sweaters'
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Women
By Kristine Carlson
The Don't Sweat series has helped countless readers rethink the way they address life's big and small problems.. Now in a book written specifically for women, Kristine Carlson offers the same calming and encouraging advice in 100 short and spirited essays. It addresses such important and timely issues as balancing family and work demands, debating effectively with spouses and partners, dealing with children and friendships, finding time for reflection and self-care, and much more.Kristine Carlson helps readers focus on what's really important, keep in touch with their feelings, live with spirit, and - when all else fails - learn to laugh. A true life-saver, this potent book is full of sage advice and comforting thoughts, from one busy woman to another.
Dark Side of the Light Chasers
By Debbie Ford
In this enlightening guide, Debbie Ford explains that the dark side of our personality should not be hidden. By denying our dark side, we reject these aspects of our true natures rather than giving ourselves the freedom to live authentically. Here she shows that it is possible to acknowledge and accept our so-called weaknesses, proving that these qualities may be important, hidden strengths. For example, perhaps some 'selfishness' can save us from exhaustion and resentment.Full of illuminating stories and practical exercises, Debbie Ford shows us how to reconcile our darker impulses and find the gifts they offer. Your life will be transformed when you unconceal, own, and embrace your shadow.